Viewing Ray Earl Plankerton (1878-1935).
During his many years in the business world, Ray Plankerton developed an ambition to become a practicing lawyer. He attended the University of Minnesota Law School, graduated in 1910, and set up shop in the Palace Building in Minneapolis. There he practiced until death on December 11, 1935, at age fifty-seven. In memorial proceedings of the Hennepin County Bar Association on February 8th of the following year, Edward Chalgren quoted an observation by Plankerton during his last illness, one that many lawyers will appreciate and share: